Outback murders, dodgy thieves, organised crime and arson -- a small outback community twitches with nerves. For fans of Jack Irish and Jane Harper's The Dry.
Sergeant Cam Fraser's letter of resignation is signed, sealed but as yet undelivered. It's sitting in the car when he travels out to help the wife of an old acquaintance with a bit of shearing. Rita's husband Pizzle has gone missing, so Cam is lending a hand, but there's a stench around the shearing shed that he can't ignore. What Cam finds when he searches inside will derail his plans for retirement and set a rural community -- already on alert for an arsonist in the district -- on tenterhooks.
Felicity Young is the acclaimed author of the Cam Fraser mysteries as well as the historical Dr Dody McCleland mysteries.